Should government intervene in platform-publisher relationships?

Author: Parminder Jeet Singh

The article is based on a Hindu Parley podcast released on April 30th 2020. The views expressed are of the individual author. 

In the last few weeks, France and Australia have taken significant steps to make news aggregators such as Google pay for re-use of news. The beneficiaries will be news publishers, who for years have been struggling to make a digital transition. While the competition regulator in France has effectively pushed Google into negotiating a remuneration deal with publishers, Australia has proposed to make platforms pay for use of news. In a discussion moderated by Sriram Srinivasan, Rasmus Kleis Nielse.

Read the full interview here.